Building Science

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Sleuthing Out Moisture

Zeroing in on the causes of elevated moisture in buildings More

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Queen of Zero: A JLC Case Study Home

This Queen Anne Victorian merges historic architecture with a net-zero standard of... More

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Looking Ahead to the 2024 IRC

Glenn Matheson previews upcoming changes to the model residential building code,... More

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A Troubled Tiny House

Building a small home without considering basic physics is a recipe for a... More

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The New New Normal: Breathable Indoor Air

The formula for cleaner, healthier indoor air is simple: A tight shell, and... More

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Why 'Energy-Saving' Tips Suck

Common energy-saving tips are lies. Are you still repeating them? More

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Moisture Detection Tools

Bill Robinson unpacks the Pelican case of tools he uses to inspect for moisture... More

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Summertime Moisture Problems

Condensation in hot, humid weather can lead to some ugly remodeling callbacks More

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After Fires, California Needs Sustainable, Smart Rebuilding

With strong codes and sustainable construction methods that recognize the potential for wildfires, new homes will be more resilient to the forces of nature. More

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Perfect the Art of Staying Up to Date with Building Science

As construction technology and performance standards continue to evolve, how can... More

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